Navigating Mercury Retrograde in Taurus 2023

Navigating Mercury Retrograde in Taurus 2023

Mercury begins its retrograde April 21-May 14 2023. Mercury Retrograde is an astrological phenomenon that occurs several times a year for 3 week m when the planet Mercury appears to move backward in its orbit. During this period of time, many people experience disruptions in communication, difficulty making decisions, and increased stress. When Mercury Retrograde occurs in the sign of Taurus, it can be especially challenging due to the nature of the sign.

What to Expect During Mercury Retrograde in Taurus

When Mercury Retrograde occurs in Taurus, it can cause a number of disruptions in communication. It can be difficult to express yourself clearly and accurately, leading to misunderstandings and frustration. It can also be difficult to make decisions during this time, as the slow and steady nature of Taurus can make it hard to find the right balance between being decisive and taking your time. Additionally, the energy of the sign can lead to increased stress levels. This is not a good time to sign new contracts even if the offer sounds amazing. It is usually too good to be true. However, there can be moments when we don’t  have control over certain situations where we don’t  have an option but to sign a contract. If this happens, you are likely to be unhappy in the new job or unhappy in the new apartment you signed a lease for. If you are able to prolong this signing the paperwork, do exactly that. 

Taurus links us to our money, security, and our values. Taurus is considered as a resistant sign therefore not being the most open minded to changes. The house you have Taurus in will indicate where you need to revaluate your resistance and learn to negotiate. Mercury will be conjunct Uranus during this transit which will lead to an unexpected situation leading you to enforce some type of change regarding your values, money and the things that have always made you feel secure. Make the Change. The retrograde will be forming a sextile to Mars in Cancer. Cancer highlights family, home, and security leading us to assess the things that make us feel safe and secure. You might notice yourself thinking more about a family member you may not have spoken to in a while. Don’t hesitate to make contact. 

Navigating the Retrograde can be difficult, but there are some tips and tricks that can help you make the most of this time. First, it's important to adjust your expectations. This is a time to go with the flow and take things as they come. It's also important to rely on your intuition, as it can be a great source of guidance during this time. Finally, it's important to take time to reflect. This can help you gain clarity and make better decisions.

It is important to take the time to analyse your situation whether your commitment has been a hinderance on your development or is it time to make a change. The retrograde is asking you to think about it. If its time to make that change, then prepare for the change to then action the change once mercury is direct. 

 Author, Honey

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